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Think Outside the Lunch Box – Tips and Tricks for Packing School Lunch

Between the glue sticks and the composition notebooks, we find our fellow moms. We will meet up again in the aisle alongside the colored folders. Together, we help decipher our supply lists and figure out which ones are the plastic, 2-pocket folders with brads/prongs. We will try to hide our frustration as we struggle, for […]

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We Feel You: A Note From Your Child’s Teacher

You’ve purchased all of the school supplies your child needs. Their backpack is full and ready to go. Your child’s favorite lunch foods are packed, and you even had time to stick a little love note for them in their lunch. They have on the perfect outfit for their first day, and you have a […]

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Pizza and Pencils: A Community Event

Here at the Iowa City Moms Blog, one of our biggest goals has always been, and always will be, to give back to our community, to help build it up, and to connect the moms who live here.  In this spirit, we are thrilled to announce our upcoming “Pizza & Pencils” event at Wetherby Park. […]

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Back-to-School {style on a dime}

Temperatures are rising, and many of us are counting down the days until we get a break our kids are back in school. (At which time we will begin counting down the days until our first break.) But for now, it’s back-to-school season. Soon we will all be meeting in the aisles of Target with our […]

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Who will open his yogurt?! {and other worries of a rookie back-to-school mom}

I’ve always loved back-to-school time.  The falling leaves, the cool breeze, the school supplies (I’ll admit I have an obsession with new pens and paper…).  I’ve always been a bit of a school-nerd, and the thought of packing up a backpack with all of my new notebooks and folders always made me happy.  After high […]

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